Best Third Person Games on Steam

Steam currently has 8,130 Third Person games available to download and play. Explore our list of the best picks ranked by Player Score. Our Player Score rankings are calculated directly from reviews left on the Steam store and will be updated in real-time as more players leave their feedback. Third Person game rankings were last updated on 5/20/2024.

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1. Euro Truck Simulator 2

Travel across Europe as king of the road, a trucker who delivers important cargo across impressive distances! With dozens of cities to explore, your endurance, skill and speed will all be pushed to their limits.

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Euro Truck Simulator 2 holds the #1 spot for "best Third Person game on Steam" with a Player Score of 97. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 723,828 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 706,739 positive reviews and 17,089 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $4.99 to play and can be played and ran on Windows, Mac, and Linux systems. Valve has also verified it as playable on the Steam Deck and will run well.

Steam Price $4.99
Release Date 10/12/2012
Franchise SCS Software
Developer SCS Software
Publisher SCS Software
Steam App Id 227300

2. A Short Hike

Hike, climb, and soar through the peaceful mountainside landscapes of Hawk Peak Provincial Park as you make your way to the summit.

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A Short Hike has achieved a Player Score of 97, placing it in the #2 spot for the best Third Person games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 16,167 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 16,047 positive reviews and 120 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $7.99 to play and can be played and ran on Windows, Mac, and Linux systems. Valve has also verified it as playable on the Steam Deck and will run well.

Steam Price $7.99
Release Date 7/30/2019
Developer adamgryu
Publisher adamgryu
Steam App Id 1055540

3. Mount & Blade: Warband

In a land torn asunder by incessant warfare, it is time to assemble your own band of hardened warriors and enter the fray. Lead your men into battle, expand your realm, and claim the ultimate prize: the throne of Calradia!

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Mount & Blade: Warband has achieved a Player Score of 96, placing it in the #3 spot for the best Third Person games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 160,210 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 156,588 positive reviews and 3,622 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $19.99 to play and can be played and ran on Windows, Mac, and Linux systems. At the moment, it is possible to play Mount & Blade: Warband on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Steam Price $19.99
Release Date 3/31/2010
Developer TaleWorlds Entertainment
Publisher TaleWorlds Entertainment
Steam App Id 48700

4. Resident Evil 4

Survival is just the beginning. Six years have passed since the biological disaster in Raccoon City. Leon S. Kennedy, one of the survivors, tracks the president's kidnapped daughter to a secluded European village, where there is something terribly wrong with the locals.

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Resident Evil 4 has achieved a Player Score of 96, placing it in the #4 spot for the best Third Person games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 136,602 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 133,251 positive reviews and 3,351 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $39.99 to play and can be played and ran on Windows systems. Valve has also verified it as playable on the Steam Deck and will run well.

Steam Price $39.99
Release Date 3/24/2023
Franchise Capcom
Developer CAPCOM Co., Ltd.
Publisher CAPCOM Co., Ltd.
Steam App Id 2050650

5. BeamNG.drive

A dynamic soft-body physics vehicle simulator capable of doing just about anything.

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BeamNG.drive has achieved a Player Score of 96, placing it in the #5 spot for the best Third Person games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 247,780 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 241,047 positive reviews and 6,733 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $24.99 to play and can be played and ran on Windows systems. At the moment, it is possible to play BeamNG.drive on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Steam Price $24.99
Release Date 5/29/2015
Developer BeamNG
Publisher BeamNG
Steam App Id 284160

6. Dyson Sphere Program

Build the most efficient intergalactic factory in space simulation strategy game Dyson Sphere Program! Harness the power of stars, collect resources, plan and design production lines and develop your interstellar factory from a small space workshop to a galaxy-wide industrial empire.

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Dyson Sphere Program has achieved a Player Score of 96, placing it in the #6 spot for the best Third Person games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 78,827 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 77,013 positive reviews and 1,814 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $19.99 to play and can be played and ran on Windows systems. At the moment, it is possible to play Dyson Sphere Program on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Steam Price $19.99
Release Date 1/20/2021
Developer Youthcat Studio
Publisher Gamera Games
Steam App Id 1366540

7. The Witcher® 3: Wild Hunt

You are Geralt of Rivia, mercenary monster slayer. Before you stands a war-torn, monster-infested continent you can explore at will. Your current contract? Tracking down Ciri — the Child of Prophecy, a living weapon that can alter the shape of the world.

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The Witcher® 3: Wild Hunt has achieved a Player Score of 96, placing it in the #7 spot for the best Third Person games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 763,844 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 740,024 positive reviews and 23,820 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $9.99 to play and can be played and ran on Windows systems. Valve has also verified it as playable on the Steam Deck and will run well.

Steam Price $9.99
Release Date 5/18/2015
Franchise CD PROJEKT RED
Developer CD PROJEKT RED
Publisher CD PROJEKT RED
Steam App Id 292030

8. A Hat in Time

A Hat in Time is a cute-as-heck 3D platformer featuring a little girl who stitches hats for wicked powers! Freely explore giant worlds and recover Time Pieces to travel to new heights!

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A Hat in Time has achieved a Player Score of 96, placing it in the #8 spot for the best Third Person games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 49,490 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 48,460 positive reviews and 1,030 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $14.99 to play and can be played and ran on both Windows and Mac systems. Valve has also verified it as playable on the Steam Deck and will run well.

Steam Price $14.99
Release Date 10/5/2017
Developer Gears for Breakfast
Publisher Gears for Breakfast
Steam App Id 253230

9. Stray

Lost, alone and separated from family, a stray cat must untangle an ancient mystery to escape a long-forgotten cybercity and find their way home.

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Stray has achieved a Player Score of 96, placing it in the #9 spot for the best Third Person games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 138,548 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 134,803 positive reviews and 3,745 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $29.99 to play and can be played and ran on both Windows and Mac systems. Valve has also verified it as playable on the Steam Deck and will run well.

Steam Price $29.99
Release Date 7/19/2022
Franchise Annapurna Interactive
Developer BlueTwelve Studio
Publisher Annapurna Interactive
Steam App Id 1332010

10. The Chronicles Of Myrtana: Archolos

The Kingdom of Myrtana is in a dramatic situation. After the major defeat of the royal fleet in the waters of the Eastern Archipelago, the once thriving city of Archolos stood on the brink of crisis. Meanwhile, a young foreigner goes to the island in search of a new, better life.

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The Chronicles Of Myrtana: Archolos has achieved a Player Score of 96, placing it in the #10 spot for the best Third Person games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 14,176 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 13,981 positive reviews and 195 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is completely free to play and can be played and ran on Windows systems. At the moment, it is possible to play The Chronicles Of Myrtana: Archolos on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Release Date 12/10/2021
Developer The Chronicles Of Myrtana Team
Publisher The Chronicles Of Myrtana Team
Steam App Id 1467450

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1/20/2021
96
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96
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96
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96
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96
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95
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95
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95
$14.99
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95
$9.99
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  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 18). Resident Evil 4 on Steam. Steam Store.
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  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 21). The Witcher® 3: Wild Hunt on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 20). A Hat in Time on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 16). Stray on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 14). The Chronicles Of Myrtana: Archolos on Steam. Steam Store.

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